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- I survived cancer. Why was I so sad?
Tired, brain-addled, sad, I felt worthless and guilty ... â€œDone Darkness: a collection of stories, poetry and essays about life beyond sadness.â€ She wrote this for The Washington Post.
- Happy Hours and other happenings 4/2-4/8
THURSDAY Amaro Winery: Poetry Night and Open Mic (7-10 p.m., free) Aqua Reef: $4 Cava; Half priced Dim Sum Lovin' (2-5 p.
- Businessman-turned-poet Amin Hashwani plays â€˜Untouched Octavesâ€™
An eloquent conversation between businessman Amin Hashwani and rock star Salman Ahmed covered a variety of topics as the formerâ€™s poetry book â€˜Untouched Octavesâ€™ was launched at a hotel on Saturday. Hashwani, also a social activist, told the audience ...
- HMH Announces New Imprint for Young Readers Led by Newbery Medalist and Best-Selling Author Kwame Alexander
He believes that poetry can change the world ... About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing For nearly two centuries, HMH Trade Publishing has published some of the world's most renowned novels, nonfiction, children's books, and reference works.
- Rosa Alice Branco: Her poetry speaks of perception, sense and empathy â€“ Interview
Death. Meat. Traffic. Petsâ€ and because Branco â€œoffers ... Q: How does living in Porto influence your work, how do you bring Portuguese culture into your poetry? A: When I think that Iâ€™m only talking about my feelings, I am at the same time saying ...
- The time of translations
Traversing the colourful landscape of Urdu and Hindi literature â€” be it short stories, poetry, satirical writings, novels, Rakhshanda has effectively bridged the gap and made the best of regional language literature accessible to an English-speaking ...
- Coloma, WI Author Publishes Poetry
(PRLEAP.COM) Love's Treasure Chest, a new book by Tom Lynch, Jr., has been released by RoseDog Books. Love's Treasure Chest is a collection of soft, poetic whispers heard by the author as pure inspiration and he has given life to them within the pages of ...
- 28th Annual Alzada Cowboy Poetry, Music and Art Show
Rhonda Sedgwick Stearns is another favorite at the show who came to the first shows in the Alzada Hall to show her support of small communities and to share her music and poetry. She is a native to the Newcastle area and is also a published author.
- Derek Walcott obituary
The poignant current of nostalgia that runs through his verse reflects his belief that Caribbean poetry is â€œvery happy when itâ€™s very sadâ€. Good Caribbean writing, he believed, has a strong sense of tragicomedy and a brave attitude. It does not ...
- 9 Poems To Give Your Sweetie for Valentine's Day â€” Because Nothing's More Impressive Than A Recitation
Worried about stumbling? Don't be. These nine poems are totally learnable, and you're guaranteed to win the heart of any bookworm â€” or romantic, for that matter.
- Interview with 2016 NBOV Contest Winner Ruth Daniell on TNQ website
The New Quarterly awarded me first prize in the 2016 Nick Blatchford Occasional Verse Contest for my poem, â€œWedding Anniversary,â€ which is published in Issue #140: In Appreciation of Our Spots. Now, a conversation I had with the wonderfully kind and ...
- 100 Black Men distributes food to homeless in Baton Rouge
100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and Project Excel mentees distributed ... Six months after the devastating 2016 Louisiana floods, a new poetry anthology book featuring the works of 75 Zachary High School students is now on shelves across the country.
- Luke Wright Chronicles the UK's Brexit Toll on 2017 Tour
Wright's poetry ranges from the laugh out loud funny to the tear-inducingly poignant and back again, as he effortlessly takes his audience with him on the ride switching emotional gears without missing a beat. 'I wrote these poems over the last three years ...
- Carla Carlisle: Poetry, bird flu, and galloping about doing good
Heâ€™s been especially on song lately, what with an evening of â€˜Poems for Dark Daysâ€™ followed by a whole evening of Philip Larkin. Iâ€™m not a woman whoâ€™s only happy when she is sad, but Larkinâ€™s pessimism cheers me up. I was surprised when This be ...
- My Brotherâ€™s Death
Robert Coats has been writing poetry for 40 years. His work as an environmental scientist takes him outdoors and sometimes provides inspiration and material. His poems have appeared in Orion, Windfall, Canary, Song of the San Joaquin, the Pudding House ...